12 Best Pet-Friendly Airbnb Vacation Rentals In San Diego, California - Updated 2024

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The favorable climate, miles of gorgeous shoreline, exciting outdoor activities, incredible cultural diversity, postcard-worthy scenery, and vibrant nightlife are some of the fascinating features that make San Diego one of the most visited cities in California. San Diego has everything for you, whether museums, beautiful land formations, beaches, drool-inducing cuisines, or hiking and trekking spots. If you are planning a trip to this gorgeous city, then be sure to check out the USS Midway Museum, La Jolla Cove, San Diego Zoo, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and Balboa Park. If you’re traveling with your furry best friend, book one of these best pet-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals in San Diego, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Charming property with a patio (from USD 247)

Spend a wonderful vacation with your furry pal at this pet-friendly property. However, you must notify the host if you are staying with a pet, as additional cleaning fees may be required. Relax on the couch in front of the 55-inch high-definition TV equipped with Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, HBO Max, Netflix, and premium cable. It’s kid-friendly, with a crib and board games to keep the little ones entertained and at ease.

With free Wi-Fi and a designated work area, you can complete some tasks without spending a penny. Gather around the patio, where you can enjoy cooking in the private outdoor kitchen with a barbecue grill and utensils for preparing some grilled meals.

You can also take advantage of the outdoor dining area to savor your meal while enjoying the refreshing atmosphere. Take time to relax and unwind in the exclusive hot tub, and have a soothing soak.

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San Diego, California, United States
3.82 km (2.4 mi) from Civita Park
551 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
was also a big fan of the bath robes
the patio is amazing and the room was incredible
the highlights were definitely the incredible shower and outdoor patio with the spa tub
cozy place with great amenities and perfect location
the bed was really comfortable and we loved the jacuzzi and the grill outside
Cleanliness:
absolutely clean and super relaxing
the space was sparkling clean and comfortable
the space is clean modern + relaxing
great outdoor space but very clean and comfortable
place was clean 10/10 would recommend for a couple
Host:
host was very responsive
rick was a great host
rick was a great host
rick was an awesome host
you're recommendations were really helpful
Location:
the location was perfect
perfect location as well
this place was absolutely amazing the location was great and close to everything and the neighborhood was beautiful
wonderful place to stay and very close to downtown
easy walking distance to starbucks trader joe’s and a wide assortment of restaurants and nightspots
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2. Lovely bungalow near Grape Street Dog Park (from USD 194)

Conveniently located just four blocks from Grape Street Dog Park, this home welcomes families with their furry friends. Dog bowls and poo bags are provided here so that you will have a pleasant stay with your pet. Guests can spend quality time together while taking in the scenery from the comfortable seating on the spacious patio.

You can use the 50-inch high-definition TV with Roku access for indoor entertainment. The treadmill is perfect for you to work up a sweat. There is no need to worry about bringing a child along on your trip because a travel crib, a changing table, and board games are all provided for comfort and entertainment. Fast Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace are always available for you.

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San Diego, California, United States
6.17 km (3.9 mi) from Civita Park
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was super well stocked including kitchenaid and ninja blender great coffee maker
Cleanliness:
the house was clean well stocked in a very nice neighborhood
Host:
andrea was a gracious host
amazing host super helpful and flexible
great place host is very responsive
andrea was quick to respond to my questions; i found her helpful and easy to communicate with
andrea was very attentive and easy to contact when needed
Location:
good location nice neighborhood & neighbors are friendly
the bungalow is cute historic and the location can’t be beat
all around amazing- great location cozy pet-friendly
fantastic location super quaint and awesome would love to stay here again
the location is only blocks away from the dog park and all neighbors are super friendly
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3. Charming studio with a well-furnished patio (from USD 183)

How about staying just a few minutes away from the beach and a short distance away from some of the best amenities and attractions that San Diego has to offer? Well, that’s exactly what awaits you in this lovely studio apartment located right in the heart of Pacific Beach.

It comes with a comfy bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a private bath, a gorgeous living area, and a patio with barbecue facilities. Also, you are free to come with your pets so that you can enjoy walking along the beach together.

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San Diego, California, United States
10.17 km (6.4 mi) from Civita Park
234 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enough space to be comfortable and loved the open grass area to relax and be outside
Cleanliness:
very clean and everything was tidy and neat
clean beautiful couldn’t have asked for more the place was perfect
super clean and has all the utilities needed for a comfortable trip in san diego
it’s clean comfortable and the location can’t be beat
Host:
mike was a great host
mike was a great and friendly host
mike was friendly and helpful
mike was a great communicator and friendly host
mike was also super helpful and nice
Location:
cute place with a short walk to the beach
great location walking distance from the ocean
perfect location beach restaurants bars all within walking distance
mike’s place was great perfect location in walking distance to the beach
the location was awesome with just a few blocks away from good restaurants and the beach
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4. Cozy beach cottage in the heart of Mission Beach (from USD 131)

Consider your stay in this cozy beach cottage and enjoy all the comfort and convenience that comes from staying right in the heart of Mission Beach in San Diego. It features a warm living area, a fully equipped kitchen, a lavishly furnished living space, and a beautiful rooftop patio bound to spice up your time outdoors.

You’re allowed to bring your pets here, but be sure to inform the owners in advance and also be ready to pay an additional fee of 25 USD.

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San Diego, California, United States
9.94 km (6.2 mi) from Civita Park
470 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable ac worked amazingly a good amount of space for a little home like this one
Cleanliness:
very clean and accurately portrayed on airbnb
the bnb was very clean and in a great location
the space was amazing very clean perfect spot exactly as described and trevor responded immediately when i messaged
good location and clean just small
the space is very small but beautifully up to date and was nice and clean
Host:
me and my wife thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the owners were very responsive
the owners have some great tips on where to park
Location:
great location and good value
the location was absolutely perfect
plus it was an awesome location right next to the beach
ideal location so close to the bay and the beach
wonderful place to stay and perfect location
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5. Elegant house with a private yard

This one-bedroom house is a welcoming spot for pups and people alike. It is a dog-friendly Airbnb in San Diego with 1 small dog under 30 lbs (13.61 kgs) permitted to stay with you. If you’re traveling with more than one dog or a pet that weighs beyond the designated limit, make sure to get prior approval from the owner.

The house has a fenced yard where you can play with your furry friend. Inside, you will be delighted to find a welcoming living area, a comfy bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bath.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.25 km (1.4 mi) from Civita Park
462 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love the outdoor (and often sunny) yard with table and chairs
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and comfortable
great place clean and stylish
it was very private clean and check in was super easy
carlos’ place is so beautiful and super clean
the cottage was very clean
Host:
carlos was a marvelous host
carlos was a great host highly recommend
carlos was an excellent host he was a quick communicator and provided a lot of suggestions for local activities
incredible hospitality and very friendly would definitely recommend
carlos was super responsive and accommodating would definitely stay here again :)
Location:
the location was ideal for getting around both to downtown and areas north of the the airport
it was close to some good restaurants and bars
absolutely perfect getaway close enough to local spots and wonderful area would definitely come again
the bed was extremely comfortable and the location was wonderful
we enjoy a good walk
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6. Kayadon 1 (from USD 199)

This is a unique beach cottage located along La Jolla Boulevard, hence great proximity to lots of attractions and amenities. The house features an open plan design with a spacious living area, a fully equipped kitchen, a private bath, and a large outdoor area with seating for guests to enjoy the relaxing ocean breeze.

With the lovely outdoor spaces and the proximity to the beach, it is not only you who will have a great stay here but also your pets, since it is perfectly fine to come with them in this unit.

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San Diego, California, United States
13.66 km (8.5 mi) from Civita Park
260 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable cottage the details were amazing
) bed was very comfortable linens were very new and amenities were everything you can think of
the cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay
la jolla is very walkable and we easily got to the beaches tide pools etc
we enjoyed the outside space and were very comfortable as a family of 3 in the cottage
Cleanliness:
clean and very quaint
very clean and very easy
so clean and house details top quality
clean modern stylish - inside and out
super clean and crisp beach bungalow that is well appointed
Host:
hosts were responsive and wonderful
host is very responsive and accomodating
very quaint and the host is very responsive
thanks terri for being such a welcoming and gracious host
the hosts have put a lot of thought and care into this cottage
Location:
the location is so fantastic
walking distance to the beach friendly neighborhood
amazing the location is perfect
walking distance to the beach and great restaurants
we had a great stay close driving distance to everything you need for a fun san diego vacation
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7. Pepper Berry Beach Cottage (from USD 139)

This lovely beach cottage not only allows you to come with pets but also has everything you need for a lovely stay. Some of its notable features include vaulted ceilings, a living area with a comfy sofa and a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen complete with a breakfast bar, and front and back decks, where you can hang out with your furry friend.

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San Diego, California, United States
9.58 km (6.0 mi) from Civita Park
288 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was complete shower was good
the cottage is sparkling clean and well-stocked with kitchen equipment that i as a cook appreciate
the location was great and the wifi worked well for my zoom teaching
Cleanliness:
super clean quiet beautiful space
clean & cozy with a great beachy feel
comfortable and clean with nice outdoor space too
it felt very clean and had everything we needed
it was very clean and michael closely follows covid-19 precautions
Host:
nice home nice neighborhood friendly host
he's also a very gracious host
michael is a friendly conscientious and knowledgeable host who made us feel at home
he was prompt and friendly
super host does it come close to what michael brings as a host
Location:
the location is really good
10 minute drive to liberty station
great place in an amazing location
great location walking distance to the beach and restaurants
perfect place to be close yet away from it all
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8. The Hot Tub Hideaway

The Hot Tub Hideaway is a converted garage that boasts a loft bedroom, a private detached bathroom, and an outdoor living space. There’s also a deck with a hot tub — perfect for relaxing at the end of the day. The unit also comes with a kitchen that offers everything you will need for self-catering.

If you fancy eating out, there are plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance of the property. The best part? Pets are welcome here; just make sure to inform the owners in advance. For your pet’s bathroom breaks, take them for a walk outside the property.

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San Diego, California, United States
6.03 km (3.8 mi) from Civita Park
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom is detached with a washer/dryer which was awesome
there's an awesome jacuzzi outside along with a fireplace and seating area with a tv outside
Cleanliness:
very clean and super relaxing
super responsive clean place exactly as described
it was so clean and the outdoor seating was relaxing especially the hot tub
the guest house bathroom and yard was so gorgeous sparkling clean and well maintained
Host:
the hosts were awesome
danny and maggie were amazing hosts
the hosts were very sweet and asked us if we needed anything which we appreciated :)
danny and maggie were kind enough to send us tips and great food recommendations which we enjoyed
really friendly and they give you tips and recommendations on what to eat around the area
Location:
great location conveniently located near target/restaurants
the location was amazing
excellent location and quite neighborhood
the location was great and had multiple stores and restaurants within walking distance
cute place in a great neighborhood with delicious restaurants
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9. Oceanfront condo with a balcony

Wake up to the breathtaking views of the ocean and the relaxing sounds of the waves as they gently crash on the shores in this spacious and superbly appointed cottage. A stay here will put you steps away from the ocean and just a short walk away from restaurants, cafes, shops, and craft breweries in the region.

Apart from the location and access to amenities, you will also love the beach-inspired decor that gives the condo a refreshing feel. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a comfy bedroom with a queen-size bed, a living room with a sofa bed, and a lovely balcony from where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean. Kindly note that pets are allowed on this property, though an additional cleaning fee may be applicable.

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San Diego, California, United States
10.79 km (6.7 mi) from Civita Park
270 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment has the most stunning view & just a short walk to downtown ob
the beach was amazing the tide pools and beach rocks were literally steps away
comfortable bed that pulls out to sleep on
the place was really clean and cozy and the view is amazing definitely a rare find
Cleanliness:
neat and clean apartment
the place was super clean and really comfortable
the place was super clean which was amazing
the check in was smooth and the apartment was spotless and smelled amazing
the apartment was comfortable and super clean
Host:
natalia was a great host really fast at communicating and getting my questions answered
natalia was quick with her responses kind and generous
the host natalia is very responsive and was very helpful in providing local recommendations
Location:
its location is perfect
finally the location is awesome
great place walking distance to shops
great location over looking the water
such a beautiful place amazing location everything is in short walking distance
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10. One-bedroom apartment with lovely views of Downtown San Diego (from USD 162)

Enjoy a comfortable and convenient stay in this lovely, one-bedroom apartment overlooking the downtown area of San Diego. The house is fully remodeled and equipped with all the amenities you may need for a great stay. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen for meals in, a comfy seating area with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi for indoor entertainment, air conditioning, and a private bath.

In this fully furnished, pet-friendly apartment in San Diego, you will find residential cats downstairs and community cats freely roaming the property. There’s also a gorgeous front porch for you to enjoy the views of the surrounding area.

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San Diego, California, United States
7.22 km (4.5 mi) from Civita Park
340 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfy and the view was amazing
the kitchen/living room and bedroom are nice and roomy
there was ample room and a beautiful porch with an amazing skyline view
amazing stay with a super comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
very clean and well stocked
very clean and well appointed
very clean and cool
clean and spacious for two people
it was clean and comfortable and there were nice personal touches as well
Host:
great time great value and great host's
the self check in process was super easy and great communication with the host
a great place to stay and al and tom are great hosts
Location:
this location is perfect
perfect location with close access to everything
close to all attractions we wanted to see
great location in a quiet neighborhood and still only a short drive away from downtown
perfect location and distance from downtown and the beaches
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11. Private detached studio in a great location

This lovely studio apartment is less than a 10-minute drive from downtown San Diego, Mission Valley, and lots of awesome beaches in the area. The studio features a kitchen with a breakfast bar, a private bath, a small seating area, and a lovely backyard, ideal for outdoor relaxation. Pets are allowed here, and you will find plenty of room, both indoors and outdoors, for you and your pets to have fun together.

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San Diego, California, United States
5.49 km (3.5 mi) from Civita Park
283 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower has great pressure plenty of space and a good height
Cleanliness:
clean and bed was comfortable
clean cool and stylish
i loved and appreciated how clean it was
extremely clean and awesome touches to the places
the space was clean and cozy and we had everything we needed
Host:
jake is a great host and very considerate
i appreciated jake's quick response and friendly disposition
jake was the best host would stay again and highly recommend
he was really helpful & responded fast
price was great; host was very helpful and there when needed at check-in
Location:
great spot close to everything
great location i would definitely stay here again
prime location in san diego-- perfect for a weekend getaway
cute doggie quiet neighborhood but parking a challenge
close enough to downtown and other attractions so very convenient
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12. One-bedroom cottage near the beach

This one-bedroom cottage is not only amazing in design, décor, and range of amenities, but also in terms of location – it is less than a five-minute walk to the beach. The cottage is warm and inviting, boasting a gorgeous living area where you will find a comfy sofa and a flat-screen TV for your indoor relaxation.

There is a fully equipped kitchen to help you take care of your gastronomic needs. There’s also a laundry on site, so you need not worry about your dirty clothes. The cottage allows pets, though you have to inform the owners in advance of your intentions to come with one.

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San Diego, California, United States
10.24 km (6.4 mi) from Civita Park
635 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
darling beach cottage that is very comfortable and convenient
the bed is incredibly comfortable
full kitchen with complimentary snacks is also a nice touch
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfy
the beaches were very clean
it was clean and well appointed
the inside of the house is clean and cozy
the bungalow was very clean and we had everything we needed
Host:
host was easy to communicate with and fast responses
host was responsive to inquiries
joanie is definitely a great host
joanie is a friendly and thoughtful host who responds swiftly to your questions
joanie is an excellent host
Location:
the location is amazing
great location close to the beach
great place in an amazing location
we enjoyed the location
joanie’s place is cute and is a great location
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Lovely accommodation awaits you in San Diego

Don’t leave your pet behind when visiting San Diego. If you are worried about where to stay, then check out the above list of the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in San Diego, California, that welcomes both you and your furry friend.

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Frequently asked questions about the best pet-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals in San Diego, California

1. Which pet-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals in San Diego have a hot tub?

Aside from The Hot Tub Hideaway, this charming property with a patio also offers a hot tub where guests can have a relaxing soak while on vacation to release all of the stresses.

2. Which pet-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals in San Diego have parking?

This charming studio with a well-furnished patio, this cozy beach cottage in the heart of Mission Beach, this elegant house with a private yard, and this one-bedroom apartment with lovely views of Downtown San Diego all have parking available for guests’ convenience.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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